But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is.
James Webb is now slated for a 2021 launch—only a bajillion years late.
Confirming hints picked up by the Hubble just a few years ago.
The James Webb Space Telescope has an ever-expanding timeline—and projected cost.
I is for interstellar.
There's still more to explore after Pluto.
This summer, the mission may get funding to travel to a mysterious rock at the edge of the solar system
Stranger worlds to come
With no plans for future upgrades, the telescope faces a fiery end
A Gallery Of Photos Curated By The Person Who Made Most Of Them
A gallery of photos, visualizations, and other pictures of outer space.
Introducing the High-Definition Space Telescope
The telescope began work 26 years ago today, but getting there wasn't so easy
Now it's ready for the final tests before launch in 2018
A lack of personnel makes the problem more precarious.
Otherworldly desktop backgrounds.
300 times the coverage!
A rare galaxy formation gives glimpses into the early universe
Happy birthday to the best space telescope ever! Love, PopSci.
A beautiful new image of the aptly named Bubble Nebula
Spaceman documents Mike Massimino's unlikely journey from fire inspector's son to elite astronaut
Megapixels: Binary stars are at the heart of this celestial crustacean.
An excerpt from Spaceman, a memoir by astronaut Mike Massimino
It's surprisingly lacking in heavy elements